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The Best of the Best Timed Event Rodeo is a competition for high school rodeo athletes competing in the events of tie down roping, barrel racing, breakaway roping, pole bending, goat tying, steer wrestling and team roping. It is NOW open to 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, or 12th grade in the 2017-2018 school year.
Best of the Best 2018 will be held June 27th-30th, 2018 in Gallup, New Mexico at Red Rock Park Arena.
Event payouts are of course based upon actual participation. There is NOW $24,000 in added money guaranteed for the rodeo. 80% of entry fees will be paid out. Payouts are expected for 1st round, 2nd round, short go, and for average winners. In addition, average winners will receive a Martin saddle; reserve average winners will receive a Red Bluff buckle all go round winners will receive Classic Equine protective boots.
Contestant parent event average winning teams will receive "Hot Heels" roping machines.
* Mail-in entries must be postmarked by June 18th, 2018.
* Online entries must be submitted by 11:59 PM on June 22nd, 2018.
What documentation is required for registration?
In order to register for Best of the Best 2018, a contestant must have been enrolled in the 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, or 12th grade of the 2017-2018 school year.
The following items are required:
These items may be mailed in to our office at City of Gallup Attn: Best of the Best Rodeo 110 W. Aztec Ave, Gallup,NM 87301, you may also e-mail them to tmartinez @gallupnm.gov or you may also fax them to (505) 726-2047. You may also bring the documents with you to the rodeo.
You will also need a current Coggin’s for each animal upon arrival at the rodeo grounds.
If you have questions or wish to confirm receipt of your registration, please call us at (505) 863-1270 and ask to speak with Tanya.
Junior High Incentives are open to any 6th, 7th, or 8th grader in each event. Half of their entry fee will go to the main pot and Half to the incentive pot.
Junior High Kids are eligible to win the main pot and incentive pot both.
High School Kids are not eligible for incentive pot.
Number of monies paid will be determined by the # of entries per event.
RV and Stall check in will begin on Monday June 25th, 2018.
Contestant Check in will begin on Wednesday June 27th @ 9 am. There is A MANDATORY MEETING this year on Wednesday, June 27th @ 2:00 P.M. in the Red Rock Convention Center
DRAW WILL BE POSTED ON THE WEBSITE AND FACEBOOK ON JUNE 25th, 2018. Draw outs will be handled with a vet or doctor's release ONLY! NO EXCEPTIONS!